A partner in the Litigation Department and co-chair of the Intellectual Property and ERISA Litigation Groups, Lew Clayton is a nationally recognized litigator and trial lawyer. Lew has handled major litigations and counseled clients in a broad range of complex commercial litigation matters. Two areas of particular focus for Lew are intellectual property litigation and counseling, and ERISA, benefits and pension litigation.
Representative complex commercial litigation matters:
- Apollo Management LP and Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. - secured a favorable settlement of multi-billion dollar claims asserted by Huntsman Corporation in multiple jurisdictions after an adverse judgment in the Delaware Chancery Court.
- Derivative plaintiff investment funds and managers who collectively held a 20 percent equity interest in satellite company Loral Space & Communications - obtained sweeping injunctive relief and an award of all their attorney's fees in Delaware Chancery Court.